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Understanding the Slender Man Murder Case

Lisa Miller has written an excellent, highly detailed article about the events that led to two 12-year-old girls stabbing a classmate as a supposed sacrifice to an internet-born fiend, called… 87 more words

Psychology

Self-checkout machines and the managerial revolution mark three?

Of the managerial revolution mark two Bauman argues that management have discovered a less costly, less effort consuming and potentially more profitable way of managing the workplace (Bauman 2013). 234 more words

Social Theory

Small town, White people, thank God!

Today, for work, I had to visit New Braunfels, a small town only 40 miles north of San Antonio.   It is a vaguely Germanic-based town.  I didn’t have a lot of spare time to find a nice quaint restaurant for lunch so I ended up at Schlotzky’s.   170 more words

Observation

HOW DO LEFT AND RIGHT REALISTS EXPLAIN CRIME?

How do left and right realists explain crime?

Who are the Left Realists?

In Britain, Left Realism is associated with Jock Young, John Lea and Roger Matthews. 1,479 more words

Sociology

Feminist approaches to crimes

How do Feminists explain crime?

Invisible Female Offenders

Sociology of Crime and Deviance tends to focus mainly on men. Although that it is true that approximately 80% of offenders are men, there is the other 20% who are women that are simply ignored in many sociological theories. 632 more words

Sociology

Childhood- socially constructed?

Aries:

Phase 1: Early Historical times –

childhood did not exist

A child was an infant until they were 7 and then they became an adult. 216 more words

Sociology

Conjugal roles

Conjugal roles

Some Sociologists argue that from the nuclear family, joint conjugal roles have developed.

Bott (1957)

Bott identified two types of ways which household jobs can be shared. 212 more words

Sociology